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Updated Nov. 25, 2015

Third annual Reindeer Romp, 5K fun run or walk, 8 a.m. Thursday, Malone Park, 16400 W. Al Stigler Parkway, New Berlin.  Presented by Prospect Lions Club.

Holiday Craft and Gift Expo,  9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, the Milwaukee County Sports Complex, 6000 W. Ryan Road. Thousands of items. Food, entertainment and free parking. Admission is $5, children 12 and younger are admitted free.

Glow Skate, 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Friday and Dec. 26, Wilson Ice Arena, 4001 S. 20th St., just south of Howard Avenue, Milwaukee. The $5 admission includes skate rental, glow-in-the-dark necklaces, holiday lights, music and prize drawings. Children younger than 10 must be with adult. Those choosing not to skate can watch for free. Hot beverages and food available for purchase. 414-281-6289.

Brookfield East Baseball Holiday Tree Sale, 10 am. to 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Dec. 5 through Dec. 6 and Dec. 12 through Dec. 13, Pilgrim Park Middle School Tree Lot, 1500 Pilgrim Parkway, Brookfield. Trees from Locker’s Floral.

Dog Days at Lynden, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Lynden Sculpture Garden, 2145 W. Brown Deer Road, Brown Deer. Dogs must be leashed. Free to dogs and members. Admission is $9 general, $7 for students and seniors, free for 5 and younger.

Christmas Carnival of Lights, with 1.5 million lights, Saturdays through Dec. 31, except Dec. 25,  5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays, and 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp Resort, 8425 Highway 38, Caledonia. Music synchronized to lights; new green-and-gold display. View from car. Jellystone Ranger Station has warm beverages and Santa station. Entry fee for carloads with up to eight people is $15 and $22 for limos, buses and large passenger vans. Part of fee goes to Ronald McDonald House Charities Eastern Wisconsin. 262-835-2565 or

Gingerbread Show and Competition viewing, Tuesday through Dec. 6, Habitat for Humanity ReStore, 2120 E. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. “Donate to decorate” opportunities from Dec. 4 through Dec. 6 in which children can build on oversized gingerbread houses for a small fee. Proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity’s home building and repair program.

All-you-can-eat St. Florian Fish Fry, 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4, St. Florian Parish school cafeteria, 1215 S. 45th St., West Milwaukee. Handicapped-accessible elevator and takeouts available. $11, $7.50 for children 10 and younger. 414-383-3565 or

Hartland Lights 2015, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Dec. 4, with caroling from 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. and tree lighting at 6:30 p.m., 108 W. Capitol Drive, downtown Hartland.

Cookie Walk, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Dec. 5, First United Methodist Church, 121 Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha. Hosted by the United Methodist Women, cookies are sold by the pound.  All proceeds go to mission projects. 262-542-4256.

Valparaiso University Guild:  Christmas Cookie and Bakery Sale, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Dec. 5, Harwood Place Retirement Living Center, 8220 Harwood Ave., Wauwatosa.  Homemade cookies and bakery, Georgia pecans and pecan candies, garden dill dip mix. 414-423-8210.

Bake and Craft Sale featuring Slovak Kolachi (walnut, apricot, raspberry, prune butter), 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 5, St. John Lutheran Church, 4850 S. Lake Drive, Cudahy. 414-481-0520.

Holiday Recipe Swap, 11 a.m. Dec. 5, West Bend Community Memorial Library, 630 Poplar St., West Bend. Bring a holiday dessert or appetizer to share and a copy of the recipe. Vote in a taste test. Holiday trivia game. Water, paper plates and utensils provided. Sara at 262-335-5151, ext. 5259.

Christmas on the Avenue, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 5, Greenfield Avenue, from 70th to 76th streets in West Allis. Music, hay rides, crafts, games and door prizes. West Allis and West Milwaukee schoolchildren art, breakfast or lunch with Santa and free family fun.

New Berlin Christmas Parade, 3 p.m. Dec. 5, National Avenue from Moorland Road proceeding west to Malone Park. Sponsored by the Prospect Lions Club.

West Allis Christmas Tree Lighting Program, 4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Dec. 5, West Allis City Hall Centennial Plaza, 7525 W Greenfield Ave., West Allis.

West Allis Community Christmas Parade, 4:45 p.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 5, on Greenfield Avenue, from 81st to 65th streets.

The Elmbrook Historical Society presents:  A Little House Christmas, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 5 and noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 6, Dousman Stagecoach Inn Museum, 1075 Pilgrim Parkway. Tour the 1840s inn decorated for a Little House Christmas, hear stories about Caroline (born in Brookfield in 1839), Ma and Laura Ingalls. Enjoy carols, bake sale, sample soup and muffins, silent auction, make a craft, and take a photo in the sleigh. Come as your favorite Little House character. $6, children ages 6 to 12 $3, 5 and younger free - cash or check. Visit or call 262-782-4057.

An Old World Christmas, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 5 through Dec. 6 and Dec. 12 through Dec. 13, Old World Wisconsin, W372-S9727 Highway 67, Town of Eagle. Old World Holiday Breakfast 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. both Saturdays and 9:30 a.m. Sundays. Breakfast tickets $10 for adults, $7 children 5 through 12 and free for younger than 4. Admission to Old World Wisconsin and breakfast $29 for adults, $14 for children 5-12 and free for younger than 4. or 262-594-6301

Seventh annual 5K Santa Run and Walk, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 6, 337 W. Main St., Waukesha. Benefit for Interfaith’s Senior Program. in Santa suit, elf outfit, grinch costume or reindeer harness. Prizes awarded. Christmas cookies, hot chocolate and holiday music.

Holiday Open House, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 6, West Allis Historical Society, 8405 W. National Ave. Museum and cabin open to public. Refreshments served.

Holiday Magic, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 6, Revolutions Twirling Club, 2236C W. Bluemound Road, Waukesha. Visit with and get pictures with Santa, create a holiday craft project, face painting, fingernail painting, raffles, and be entertained by the award-winning Revolutions Twirling Club National Team members. $5 per family at the door. All activities included, donations for RTC National Team accepted.

St. Francis Christmas Parade, 4 p.m. Dec. 6, from the St. Francis Public Library, 4230 S. Nicholson Ave., to the St. Francis Civic Center, 3400 E. Howard Ave. (going along Kinnickinnic Avenue and Howard Avenue). Nonperishable food collection by the St. Francis/Cudahy Project Concern along the route. Complimentary refreshments, cookie decorating, singing and Santa at the Civic Center after the parade. 414-698-7797.

Bay View Annual Tree Lighting with Santa, starts with carols at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 7, lighting at 7 p.m.,  South Shore Park Pavilion, 2900 S. Shore Drive, Milwaukee. Festivities continue indoors with children visiting Santa and receiving treats; food and beverages for all. The Inter-organizational Council of Bay View and VFW Post 2879 sponsor the event. 414-744-2606.

Concert series, 12:30 p.m. every third Friday, Spring Creek Church, N35-W22000 W. Capitol Drive, Pewaukee. $10 general admission, $5 students ages 5 to 17.





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